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Carob Powder

Carob powder is an alternative to cocoa powder. It looks exactly the same except that carob is made from dried, roasted carob pods that are ground down to form a powder.There are many ways in which we can use carob powder, most use it as a natural sweetener in baking. Carob is considered to be a healthier form of chocolate than the likes of cocoa as there is no need to add sugar due to being naturally sweet.

Carob Powder Benefits

Raw carob powder is naturally low in fat, however it has a higher sugar content than cocoa powder. It can actually help you to stay fuller for longer due to its high fibre content - just two tablespoons of carob powder contains 5 grams of fibre which is 20% of the recommended daily allowance of fibre! Fibre is important to have in your daily diet for your body and gut to function properly. Whether you believe it or not, carob powder is in fact a form of calcium with 2 tablespoons providing you with 42 mg of calcium - add to a mug of hot milk for a nutritious hot chocolate!

Key Takeaways for Carob Powder:

  • Low in fat
  • Contains calcium
  • High in fibre
  • Low in sodium

Ways to use Carob Powder

There is an abundance of ways to use carob powder, simply replace cocoa to incorporate carob into your diet.

  • Make a chocolate smoothie using carob powder, frozen banana, almond butter and almond milk
  • Use carob powder instead of other chocolate powders to make a healthier hot chocolate
  • Create your own brownies using carob powder instead of cocoa
  • Use in baking and make chocolate cookies or marble cake
  • Stir into a warm bowl of porridge and sprinkle with toasted almonds

Carob Powder Wholesale

If you are a bakery, restaurant or just love to use carob powder, you can buy carob powder in bulk from us. We stock a range of sizes from 250g to 25kg - great for keeping the cupboards stocked!

If you love all things organic, why not try our organic carob powder - organic simply means it has been produced completely naturally throughout the entire production process.

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